Katarina Johnson-Thompson sets sights on world medal then Olympic gold

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With confidence growing and a smile becoming an increasingly regular presence, Katarina Johnson-Thompson believes the good times are back – and she intends to prove it by winning a world medal next month.

The former world heptathlon champion has endured frequent misery in recent years since winning a first global title in 2019. The pandemic robbed her of the chance of a quick follow-up at the Olympics before she sustained a serious achilles rupture at the end of 2020. Johnson-Thompson then failed to finish at the delayed Tokyo Games and aborted a new life in the US after just five months.

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Written by Ben Bloom
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